Behavioral Finance Fundamentals (CF)

OBJECTIVE:
Behavioral finance is the study of the influence of psychology on the behavior of financial practitioners. In the course, participants learn about the wide range of decision-making biases and information processing errors that influence our financial decision making.

WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Finance professionals and industry practitioners who want to master the art of corporate finance. Participants typically include professionals in entry to mid-level positions in financial planning & analysis (FP&A), corporate development, treasury, investor relations, and capital markets.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Participants will develop a stronger understanding of behavioral finance through three modules:

Module 1 - Decision Making Biases and Errors

  • Overview of decision-making biases and errors
  • Reflective versus reflexive decision making
  • The impact of overconfidence and optimism on decision making

Module 2 - Information Processing Errors

  • Self-attribution and hindsight biases
  • Confirmation and representative biases
  • Guarding against the narrative fallacy

Module 3 - How Decisions are Impacted by Others

  • Anchoring bias
  • Loss aversion
  • Herding versus independent thinking
Course Code:  CF2007
CPD:  Estimated CPD Hours: Total - 2
Competency:  Finance 
Course Level:  Intermediate
When
4/20/2020 - 3/31/2021
Where
On Demand
Canada

Program


Monday, 20 April 2020

 
Time
4/20/2020 - 3/31/2021
4/20/2020

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